Atef Berredjem was born in 1982 and lives and works in Annaba, Algeria. He graduated from the Algiers Fine Arts Academy in 2007. His artistic practice spans painting, assemblage, sculpture, installation and performance. In recent years, his works have focused on immigration and colonization, combining images, objects (ready-mades), words or sentences with materials and scenography.


 Strangers on a Train

“People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” (Albert Einstein)

Visual essay by Atef Berredjem & Nora Razian
Published in: Pas de Deux: 5 x 2 x 2, Mediterranean dialogues, argobooks, 2014